Posts tagged Kroger

    Target employees at Virginia store file for union election amid a broader labor push at big companies

    May 12, 2022 // Target said in a statement Wednesday that it has been investing in its workforce, with a starting wage range of between $15 to $24 per hour, health care benefits and a program that covers the cost of some associate and undergraduate degrees.

    Louisiana: Kroger union workers vote to authorize strike

    April 4, 2022 // Local Kroger union workers have voted to authorize a strike, union officials said. The vote does not mean a strike is certain, but that it could happen should both sides not reach an agreement, said Shirley Rome, secretary treasurer of Union Local 455. She said the union rejected Kroger’s most recent proposal and authorized the strike Wednesday.

    Is a SoCal Grocery Strike in the Works?

    March 15, 2022 // A labor dispute is brewing in Southern California. Following the expiration of its last contract with grocery banners including Kroger-owned Ralphs and Albertsons-owned Vons, Pavilions and Albertsons, the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) in the region authorized a strike vote.

    Grocery Store Workers To Decide Whether To Go On Strike After Labor Contract Expires

    March 9, 2022 // “It’s unfortunate that substantial progress toward reaching an agreement was not made during our 12 total days of bargaining with the union,” Robert Branton, vice president of operations at Ralphs, said in a statement. “While the company made several wage proposals, the union continues to propose very costly items which impacts our ability to meet customer needs and remain competitive.”

    Union grocery workers reach tentative agreement, ending strike at Fred Meyer, QFC stores

    December 18, 2021 // The union representing thousands of Oregon grocery workers reached a tentative labor agreement with management Friday night, ending a strike that was scheduled to run through Christmas Eve. The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 555, representing many employees at Fred Meyer and Quality Food Centers stores, says the new agreement provides significant wage increases and workplace protections, new retirement and healthcare benefits.

    Strike threat looms as grocery union, Kroger bargaining resumes

    December 13, 2021 // The average hourly wage for a Fred Meyer associate in Oregon is $17.29 per hour, the company said. The average total compensation, it said, is almost $23 per hour. https://www.opb.org/article/2021/12/13/kroger-strike-ufcw555-oregon-fred-meyer-workers-qfc-union-united-food-and-commericial-workers/